Diabetes Day: Know Your Risks
Our 10th annual Diabetes Day was a huge success!
About Diabetes Day
Ohio Valley Hospital’s 10th annual Diabetes Day welcomed 150 community members! The event featured many new and FREE activities, alongside returning favorites. Visit our Facebook page for pictures!
New In 2018:
The ABC’s of Free Testing
- Blood Pressure
As well return testing favorites:
- Dexa Scan and Foot Checks
- Glucose test
- Weight, Height, BMI, and Body Fat tests
An Expert Panel
Called “Diabetes Prevention and Lifestyle Management,” this panel included OVH’s Outpatient Dietitian, Susan Zikos, and Endocrinologist Dr. Kaye-Anne Newton. Dr. Newton also made herself available that morning for an “Ask the Doctor” table.
A Community Room
Filled with local groups who have the shared goal of keeping you safe and healthy.
An Information Area
A room chock-full of even MORE must-have Diabetes and Healthy Lifestyle pamphlets, guides, and booklets.
- Cooking Demonstrations with free tastings*
- Educational sessions and lectures
- Free samples and gift card raffles, including a Cuisinart Food Processor!
- Vendor booths with diabetes supplies and services
- Free Parking with lot shuttle
9:00 a.m.: Dr. Georgievskaya, Ohio Valley Physician Services, “The ABC’s of Diabetes Care,” Room 107
9:45 a.m. Henry Mokube, PA-c, Ohio Valley Physician Services, “Foot Care for People with Diabetes,” Room 107
10:30 a.m. Dustin Murdoch, PharmD, Primary Care Pharmacy Services, “Updates on Diabetic Medicines,” Room 107
11:30 a.m.: Kathryn Matuszweski, “My Plate,” JRA Auditorium
11:45 a.m.: Tom DeGori, “Healthy Cooking” Food Demonstration, JRA Auditorium
12:20 p.m.: Panel, “Diabetes Prevention and Lifestyle Management,” JRA Auditorium
- Moderator: Dr. Monica Chopra, PCP, Ohio Valley Physician Services
- Dr. Kaye-Anne Newton, Endocrinologist, Ohio Valley Physician Services
- Susan Zikos, RN, LDN, CDE, OVH Dietitian and Diabetes Educator
- Anthony Good, DNP., CRNP, Nephrology, Advanced Kidney Care
- Dr. Ivan Baumwell, Ophthalmology, Sewickley Eye Group
- Dr. Amit Ladani, Cardiology
Thank you to our 2018 Diabetes Day Vendors!
Thank you to our 2018 Diabetes Day Community Partners!
Location and Contact Us
For more information and to pre-register, call 412-777-6205.
Diabetes Day is held in our Josephine Roseta Auditorium
Located on the 1st floor of the Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing Building
25 Heckel Road, Kennedy Township, PA 15136
If you’re looking for current help with nutrition and healthy lifestyle choices please visit:
If you are interested in learning more about diabetic care, please visit:
2017 Diabetes Day Speakers* and Topics Were a Big Hit!
9:00-9:45 a.m.: Dr. Richard Bowers – “Diabetes and the Eye: 2017”
9:45-10:30 a.m.: Trevor Scott, Clinical Pharmacist – “Current and Emerging Treatments of Diabetes”
10:15 a.m.: First Round Door Prize Announcements!
10:30-11:15 a.m.: Dr. Linda Belayev – “Diabetic Nephropathy: The link between Diabetes and Kidney Disease”
11:15 a.m.-12 noon: Dr. Monica Chopra, – “Common Diabetes Questions Answered”
12noon-12:15 p.m.: Door Prize Announcements!
12:15-12:45 p.m.: Thomas DeGori – Lively food demonstration with Healthy Foods
12:45-1:00 p.m.: Rachel Chen, Dietetic Intern – “Portion Distortion”
Thank You to our 2017 Diabetes Day Vendors*
Pittsburgh Kidney Care
Primary Care Pharmacy Services
Thank You to our 2017 Diabetes Day Sponsors